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Posts Tagged ‘muck diving’

You are a Dive Geek When – Part I

#URADiveGeekWhen: (Oops sorry! That’s you know you are a #Hashtag Geek When)

You get really worried when you can’t equalize your ears on demand.

You’re pleased when your sinus’ clear and you can blow your nose (usually in your hand).

You are “WoWed” …

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Truly Epic Diving.

…Suffice it to say that this is some truly epic diving.

All of these strange critters are found in the Lembeh Strait near Bitung in North Sulawesi located in the north-east corner of Indonesia. Getting there is a bit of …

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4th Annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh – UW Workshop December 5 -12, 2015

Join Us For Our 4th Annual
“Capturing Critters in Lembeh” Digital Imaging Workshop
December 5 -12, 2014

Back together again for a limited engagement! Hergen Spalink, Kerri Bingham and Steve Fish; our previous dive …

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WE VOTE for a SINGAPORE WITHOUT FINS!

Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh stand behind this initiative 100%. The following campaign explains what this is all about and why its so important we save sharks. Will you join us and help save our oceans sharks?

SINGAPORE WITHOUT …

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World-class Experience

What a wonderful trip! We saw everything on our wish list, and we also saw lots, lots more.

This is our 8th trip here, and it has been the best yet! Many thanks to Lembeh Resort &  Critters@Lembeh for a world-class …

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Why that Flounder Wants to Get a Little Closer

I’ll never forget one of my early muck dives in Lembeh Strait: We were ambling along when we found a cute little long-arm octopus. I love octopus and watching their behavior …

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We Are A 2014 Travellers’ Choice Winner!

2013 was a great year at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh!! We had fantastic workshops, many repeat guests came back for a visit and we also upgraded some areas of the resort. We now have a beautiful deck and …

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Behind the Scenes

We would like to thank all the staff for having worked so hard all year round. During our annual Christmas party we elected not only the employee of the month but also the employee and the supervisor of the …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | 2014 Highlights

The first video of the year shows some of the incredible highlights of 2014. It was hard to pick the scenes because there was so much great stuff, but here are some memorable moments for you to enjoy. Meanwhile, in …

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Constantly Improving The Facilities

Each trip to Lembeh Resort and diving with Critters@Lembeh is a new experience. The resort and dive center is constantly improving their facilities to make their guests feel comfortable. Returning to Lembeh Resort and …

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Fish on a Surface Interval

Who is Steve Fish? Yes, his last name really is Fish! If you are a frequent traveler to Indonesia you may have heard of Steve. Although Steve has …

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The Holidays are about Sharing

This year we decided to help the local villages celebrate the holiday season. With the help from generous guests that donated money but also children’s books, toys etc…. we were able to donate 40 baskets filled with essential goods (rice, …

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Twas the Night Before Diving

T’was the night before diving and on the House Reef
Not a critter was stirring, all divers had been briefed.
The regulators were hung by the dive locker with care
In hopes that dive master Iwan would soon be there.

The divers were nestled …

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This Holiday Season

If you have been to Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh you know our staff loves a good reason to celebrate. This week we celebrated one more successful year together at our annual Christmas party with all the staff from Critters@Lembeh and …

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One-on-One time with a Photo Pro

“I enjoy shooting video underwater, but until now I didn’t really know what to do with it. I’m really happy with the outcome of my first video”! As a recent attendee to our 3rd annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh, Richard …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 20/2014

It’s an underwater party and all your favorite critters are there – anemone fish, blue-ringed octopus, ornate ghost pipefish with eggs (yes, children are welcome at this party!), various frogfishes and a graceful free-swimming ribbon eel. Also keep your eyes peeled …

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250 Tauchgänge in Lembeh und noch immer nicht genug! (250 dives in Lembeh and still not enough!)

German:

Warum fährst Du schon wieder in die Lembeh Strait?

Das werde ich immer wieder von Freunden und meiner Familie gefragt.

Meine Antwort lautet jedes Mal aufs Neue:

Ich habe hier in Indonesien ein wunderschönes Resort gefunden, in dem …

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Tuesday Tips & Techniques from Photo Pro Sascha Janson #12

On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of wisdom …

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That’s a Wrap! 3rd Annual “Capturing Critters in Lembeh” Workshop has Officially Come to an End

On the one hand, it means that it’s time to leave Lembeh’s critter-filled muck behind, but on the other hand, everyone is leaving the 10-day workshop with a new …

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The Lembeh Strait “Welcome to the Weird”

Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh is featured in SCUBA Magazine, the official magazine of Britain’s biggest dive club BSAC. Simon Rogerson, editor for SCUBA Magazine, stayed with us last …

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Capturing Critters in Lembeh Workshop day

Our 3rd annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh Underwater Photography Workshop is fully underway. To date participants have had some great diving, enlightening presentations by the pros and lots of laughs. Since …

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Capturing Critters in Lembeh Workshop 2014 – Mid Week Update

Diving at Lembeh Resort is an exercise in experiencing the unexpected. Nowhere else on the planet is the macro photo potential so… juicy.  From a featureless black sand prairie emerge the craziest critters, thanks to the keen eyes of the …

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Behind the Scenes: Employee of the Month November

Congratulations to our Employee of the Month of November, Feybe!

Feybe has been part of the housekeeping team since Lembeh Resort started about 12 years ago. Feybe lives just across the Strait in Bitung and she is the proud mother of …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 19/2014

We have been unusually fortunate these past few weeks in Lembeh with many sightings of mating blue rings, a beautiful red weedy rhinopias, and baby flamboyant cuttlefishes hatching, all of which are beautifully captured in this week’s episode. As an extra cute …

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Capturing Critters in Lembeh Workshop 2014: Day 1 & 2

Two full days into our 10 day Workshop and already a plethora of images have been taken and awesome animal behavior witnessed. The most exciting of which happened while preparing to shoot an Algae octopus. Critters@Lembeh dive guide Fandy had …

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Capturing Critters in Lembeh 2014 Kick Off

We had a wonderful start to our 3rd Annual Capturing Critter in Lembeh photography UWorkshop. Presenters and participants are all here and we are looking forward to sharing with them just how special Lembeh Strait is.

We kicked off the daily …

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Tuesday Tips & Techniques from Photo Pro Sascha Janson #11

On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of wisdom …

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The 1st H2O Photo Contest was a success

The first ever H2O Voyage Photo Contest was a big success and it was a pleasure to host this creative event.
It was not just a competition but also a really fun trip for a group of excellent French photographers.
All of …

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Lembeh Resort is my Favorite Place to Stay and Dive

Larry Abbott a 3 time repeater says, Lembeh Resort has always been his favorite place to stay and he especially likes diving with Critters@Lembeh. Larry always requests a private dive guide and requests the services of Opo S. …

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Keeping Me Up To Date

It was a nice surprise that staff knew by name very quickly.

Opo K, he was very good at keeping an eye on me during dives & keeping me up to date with what he had found even though …

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